Sunday, December 30, 2012
How much snow did you get at your home?
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Friday, February 10, 2012
Snow will fall during most of Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
Tewksbury may see 2 to 4 inches of snow over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. NWS has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the area with snow showers expected Friday night and steady snow on Saturday. The steady snow should taper off by 5 p.m. Saturday and then snow showers are expected Saturday night. The snowy conditions will be joined by fog and winds that may exceed 20 mph. NWS said there is a “moderate to high probability that winter weather advisorires will be needed for a portion of southern New England.” The heaviest snowfall should hit southeastern Massachusetts, but NWS warned that a shift in the storm track could result in changes in the type of precipitation and amount. Just a reminder from the …
Friday, January 20, 2012
Tewksbury is expected to get another 3-4 inches of snow.
More seasonable weather has arrived and the National Weather Service is calling for snow up to four inches in Tewksbury on Saturday. The storm is expected to move in around 9 a.m. and exit around dinner time, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to top out around 27 degrees with winds North-North East at 5 to 10 mph. The Massachusetts State Police have released the following tips for driving safety in the snow. Of course, the storm will hit durring the day Saturday so maybe it will be a good day for most to stay in and read Tewksbury Patch.
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person pulling out the shovels and boots for the first time since Halloween.
Here are five pieces of information designed to start your snowy weekend off on the right sled and to help make you the smartest person thinking to yourself, "Are you kidding me? the first decent snowstorm of the winter and it hits on a weekend? I can't even get a snow day out of it? 1. Your Local Weekend Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be sunny, with a high near 33. West wind between 9 and 13 mph. Friday Night: A chance of snow, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 14. West wind between 4 and 7 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 26. East wind between 3 and 7 mph. …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tewksbury for early Thursday, leading into what should be the messiest commute of the season. "There is a moderate to high probability that a winter weather advisory for accumulating snow and/or ice will be needed for a portion of the interior late Wednesday night into Thursday," the NWS says. "There is still some uncertainty but confidence is increasing in a period of wintry precipitation." According to the alert, precipitation should begin around 1 a.m. and should continue through 1 p.m. with snow accumulation totaling 1-4 inches. There is a possibility of rain mixing with snow as afternoon approaches and it expected to change to all rain after 4 p.m. As for the …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
As of 6 p.m., National Grid had restored power to all but a few hundred customers.
According to Town Manager Richard Montuori, nearly 100 percent of Tewksbury residents will wake up Thursday morning to find their power restored. Montuori said he has been told by National Grid that all of the cluster outages will be taken care of by midnight Wednesday. All that will remain will be scattered single homes with isolated outages. "It should be close to 100 percent by midnight," said Montuori. Police Chief Tinothy Sheehan said, after talking to a National Grid representative, that full power restoration should be completed by midnight Thursday. Approximately 10,400 Tewksbury homes and businesses lost power as the result of the bizarre October storm. Across Massachusetts, more than 600,000 residents lost power in the storm. …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Power has been restored to many so far.
National Grid crews have worked around the clock to restore power to residents, and company officials are assuring residents that great progress has been made and will be made tonight. "Since the storm's peak, we've restored power to approximately 200,000 customers," said Marcy Reed, president of National Grid in Massachusetts. The company currently has about 220,000 customers in Massachusetts without power. "We have about 2,500 workers in our communities clearing trees and restoring the power systems," Reed said. "I expect we’re going to make great progress tonight, and I’m hoping to have power back to about half of the customers that we currently have out [by morning]." Asked what she has to say for the countless frustrated customers …
Monday, October 31, 2011
The governor held a press conference Monday and said it could be days before some residents have electricity.
Gov. Deval Patrick met with cabinet members and utility company representatives to discuss power restoration efforts at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency headquarters Monday morning. "We were hit with, in some cases, up to 30 inches of heavy wet snow," Patrick said. "It's a particular challenge because not only did it come too soon, but there are leaves on the trees causing many limbs to come down." Tewksbury only saw a few inches of snow, but the aftermath has been dismal for the thousands in town without power. National Grid has estimated that many residents in Tewksbury may be without power until Thursday night. Patrick called for patience while power is restored -- a very gradual process he said could take several days. "…
National Grid provides new timetable to getting power back on in Tewksbury.
UPDATED: Monday, 4 p.m. More repair crews are gathering in Massachusetts to help restore power to hundreds of thousands of residents still without power from the historic Snowtober storm over the weekend. According to National Grid President Marcy Reed, crews from Virginia, Texas Kentucky and Kansas are enroute to join crews from Ohio, Michigan and North Carolina in helping the local workers. The company currently has more than 1,200 workers restoring power across the state. Once those additional crews arrive, there will likely be more than 1,800 workers on the job. Around 10,400 Tewksbury homes and businesses lost power Saturday night or Sunday morning. Several thousand south Tewksbury residents had power restored today. However, between …
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Monday, October 31, 2011
It's not yet Halloween and Tewksbury suddenly looks like a Winter Wonderland thanks to a storm that dumped 6-8 inches of snow overnight. Moreover, trees, tree limbs and power lines are down from one end of town to the other, conjouring memories of Hurricane Irene and the Great Ice Storm of 2008. We want to know what your neighborhood looks like. Share your photos and video clips by uploading them directly to this story. It's easy, just click on "Add your own photos."